Victoria Park is one of the older communities in the South East quadrant of the city of Calgary.
The community development started in the mid 1900's but over the past decade has had a major facelift. While there are some single family homes, most of the neighbourhood's residential homes are Condos.
The community was named after Queen Victoria.
It is the eastern most part of the Beltline Communities.
It is bordered by Elbow River on the east.
The bike pathway system is to the east of the community and provides beautiful views of the river.
Within walking distance to the core.
LRT (Light Rail Transit) in the community by the Stampede grounds bearing the same name as the neighbourhood. This provides quick easy access to anywhere in the city.
Shopping Can be found throughout the downtown area. The downtown mall known as "The Core" is in close proximity to th neighbourhood. While Chinook Centre is located on MacLeod Trail further south of the community.
Calgary Board of Education:
2223 Spiller Road SE (Ramsay)
Junior High - Rideau Park
829 Rideau Road SW. (Rideau Park)
Senior High - Western Canada
641 - 17th Avenue SW. (Mount Royal)
Calgary Catholic School District:
K-6. Holy Name
3011 - 35th. Street SW (Killarney)
K-9 St. Michael
4511-8th. Avenue SW (Glendale)
K-9 St. Monica
235 - 18th Avenue SW (Downtown/Connaught)
Senior High St. Mary's
111 - 18th Avenue SW (Downtown/Mission)
Owner Occupied: 22 per cent
Hospital: Rockyview: 14th Street, south of Glenmore Trail SW
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 4 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 20 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 30 minutes